Analysis

Cross-Border Attys Grapple With #MeToo's Varying Impact

Law360 (August 9, 2019, 6:49 PM EDT) -- While the #MeToo movement has reverberated in workplaces around the globe, cultural and legal differences between countries mean it hasn't affected each one the same way, posing unique challenges for multinational employers trying to navigate a patchwork of independent jurisdictions.

For both domestic companies with operations overseas and foreign-based businesses with a U.S. footprint, these variances mean one-size-fits-all policies aren't in the cards.

"We're seeing this sort of tension between what local culture and law may require and what is sort of the high water mark here in the U.S.," said Epstein Becker Green member Erika Collins, who advises multinationals on...

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